Rhincodon typus is a species of modern sharks in the family whale sharks. They are listed as endangered by IUCN and in cites appendix ii. They are native to Asia, Pacific Ocean, Australia, Atlantic Ocean, Indian Ocean, and Ethiopia. They are solitary, diurnal carnivores. Individuals can grow to 2000 cm. Reproduction is dioecious. They have parental care (female provides care).
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